Compliance matters


Our company is committed to adhering to all applicable legal and regulatory requirements, the highest professional and ethical standards and its stated corporate values. We recognise that strong compliance provides a significant competitive advantage and is vital to securing sustainable profitable growth. Compliance assists the oversight and management bodies in discharging their respective duties to effectively identify, mitigate and manage compliance risk and encourage ethical behaviour. Ethics,integrity and compliance are integral components of the company culture and its successful performance.

Scope of Compliance responsibilities

Compliance is principally responsible for overseeing our compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules, as well as management of compliance risk. In this connection, supported by the oversight and management bodies, management and employees, the Chief Compliance Officer proposes compliance-related policies and guidelines, and establishes processes, controls and guidance. Among other areas of authority, the Compliance function reviews all areas of Swiss Re.